FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

Society and culture

  • Attiki island FLAG

    22/08/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The Attica Islands are to be found to the south of Athens in the Saronic Gulf. Here we can find fish farms, fish processing units and small-scale fishing enterprises.
  • Parnonas FLAG

    22/08/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG area is found on the southern-most peninsula of mainland Greece. Within the area we find fish farms, small-scale fishing enterprises and businesses involved in pesca-tourism activities.
  • Auray & Vannes FLAG

    01/08/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The area has a strong historical, geographic and cultural identity, both rural and maritime. The Auray and Vannes area has been shaped by maritime activities for decades.
  • La Rochelle FLAG

    01/08/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG area is situated on the Atlantic coast and has a strong maritime history and attractive environment. With cities such as La Rochelle and the island of Ré, the area is a stronghold for marine tourism, blue growth and maritime economy.
  • Corsica FLAG

    01/08/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The territory covers the whole coastline of Corsica, which ranges from white sand beaches in the East to rocky coastline in the West. The local fisheries sector is made up exclusively of small-scale operators, with modest and declining production mostly organised around short-circuit sales, mainly to restaurants.
  • Local café helping to integrate migrants, improve languages skills and build friendships

    20/07/2017
    - Good Practice Short Story
    In recent years, the Aberdeenshire fishing community has seen a sharp increase in migrant labour, working both at sea and in the processing sector, in particular from the Philippines, Ghana and Eastern Europe.
  • Health Trainers Working with Fishermen

    04/07/2017
    - Good Practice Project
    A two-year pilot project working with fishermen to improve their overall health and well-being and connect them with local health and well-being services.
  • Pescadoartesanal.com

    04/07/2017
    - Good Practice Project
    Pescado artesanal is an online platform and a communication campaign to increase the consumption of artisanal seafood. The online platform pools products of four auctions, making local seafood more accessible to buyers.
  • Slowinska FLAG

    26/06/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The area is located on the Baltic Sea coast and is characterised by significant natural assets. There are two fishing ports: Ustka and Rowy. The area includes about 10% of all fish resources caught by the Polish fleet.
  • Integrating local minorities through lifeguard training

    23/06/2017
    - Good Practice Short Story
    In the region of the Shabla - Kavarna - Balchik FLAG in Bulgaria, Roma and Muslims are important minority groups, making up 10% of the population. The Roma have faced a long history of national exclusion that has led to a series of national strategies for their integration.